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About Edgerton Pink Gin


Martin Edgerton Gill, formerly owner of the London Gin Company, discovered that whilst superb taste in the glass is key to the long-term success of a liquor brand, colour really works. His creation, the world’s first blue gin “London No 1 Blue” sold in 2010 to Gonzalez Byass of Spain has been a huge success. Rather than retire on the sale of London Gin, he decided to explore the possibilities of a pink gin. Gill’s father had spent five years in the Royal Navy during World War II and brought home with him a love of pink gin. This traditional nautical tipple, consisting of gin and Angostura bitters, was launched in 1824 initially as a cure for seasickness.  However, its popularity in civilian life grew apace and by the late eighteen hundreds had become a favourite in fashionable bars throughout the world. Martin who had pioneered herbal teas in the nineteen eighties used his considerable knowledge of herbs and spices to create a totally new and contemporary pink gin. Quite apart from the enticing rosiness it is a delightful and complex gin blended with no less than fifteen exotic ingredients including pomegranate.


Edgerton Pink Gin Tasting Notes


A classic gin style with a rich complexity and a unique balance of citrus and spice notes. As you bring your nose to bear you immediately inhale fruity, floral notes, then the dry, powdery spice of cinnamon and cassia beneath, quite a seductive combination. With a little water, immediately sweet orange peel and juniper start to emerge on the nose. The palate is fruity-floral with a grapefruit- bitter finish and a chocolaty aftertaste. These sweet notes soften and open up when combined with Tonic to produce an almost floral nose and sugar plum taste. 

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